Susan L. Averett

Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business

Easton, PA 18042

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Marriage Myth

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2012
Susan L. Averett and Jennifer Kohn
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Drew University
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endogenous dummy variables, mixed logit, dynamic panel data, health and marriage

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Can't We Just Live Together?: New Evidence on the Effect of Relationship Status on Health

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Susan L. Averett and Jennifer Kohn
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Drew University
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selection effect, dynamic panel data, health and marriage

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The Effect of Sorority Membership on Eating Disorders and Body Mass Index

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7512
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Susan L. Averett, Sabrina Terrizzi and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Moravian College and Lafayette College
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obesity, underweight, BMI, sorority, anorexia, bulimia, eating disorders, weight control

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The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth

NBER Working Paper No. w4521
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Susan L. Averett and Sanders Korenman
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and City University of New York - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 74 (318,825)
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The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth

JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 1996
Posted: 28 Apr 1998
Susan L. Averett and Sanders Korenman
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and City University of New York - School of Public Affairs

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The Effect of Family Size on Education: New Evidence from China's One Child Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9196
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Laura M. Argys and Susan L. Averett
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business
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education, migration, quality-quantity tradeoff, family size, One Child Policy

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Indebted and Overweight: The Link between Weight and Household Debt

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6898
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Susan L. Averett and Julie K. Smith
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business
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obesity, credit card debt, propensity score matching

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Immigration, Obesity and Labor Market Outcomes in the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6454
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys and Jennifer Kohn
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Drew University
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immigrant, obesity, labor market outcomes

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Identifying the Causal Effect of Alcohol Abuse on the Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence by Men Using a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7996
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Susan L. Averett and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lafayette College
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intimate partner violence, alcohol abuse, 9/11, instrumental variable

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The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Children's Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Non-Cognitive Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9173
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Susan L. Averett and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lafayette College
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EITC, child health, home environment, non-cognitive skills

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The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Health of Working Teenagers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10185
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Susan L. Averett, Julie K. Smith and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lafayette College
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minimum wage, self-reported health, teenagers

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Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differential in Late-Nineteenth Century New Jersey Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w9977
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2003
Susan L. Averett, Howard Bodenhorn and Justas Staisiunas
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business
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Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w13793
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Lafayette College, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls

NBER Working Paper No. w16172
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Susan L. Averett, Hope Corman and Nancy E. Reichman
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Rider University and University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 605-619, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Susan L. Averett, Hope Corman and Nancy E. Reichman
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Rider University and University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Light Pollution, Sleep Deprivation, and Infant Health at Birth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11703
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Laura M. Argys, Susan L. Averett and Muzhe Yang
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lehigh University - Department of Economics
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light pollution, skyglow, sleep deprivation, birth outcomes

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Birth Order and Risky Adolescent Behavior

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 215-233, April 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Colorado Denver, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and University of Colorado at Boulder
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Is it Necessary to Walk the Talk? The Effects of Maternal Experiences and Communication on the Sexual Behavior of Female Adolescents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6586
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Susan L. Averett and Sarah M. Estelle
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Rhodes College
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sexual intercourse, parental sex talk, unsafe sex, casual sex, teen mother

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The Effects of EITC Payment Expansion on Maternal Smoking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6680
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Susan L. Averett and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lafayette College
Downloads 21 (509,558)
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low-income mothers, EITC, smoking

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The Relationship between Maternal Pre-Pregnancy BMI and Preschool Obesity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9608
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Susan L. Averett and Erin Fletcher
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and University of Colorado at Boulder
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preschool obesity, pre-pregnancy obesity, gestational weight gain

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Welfare Reform and Immigrant Fertility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8153
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 May 2014
San Diego State University - Department of Economics, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics
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immigration, fertility, welfare reform

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Taking the Con Out of Pennsylvania: Did Hip and Knee Replacement Patients Benefit?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10917
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Susan L. Averett, Sabrina Terrizzi and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Moravian College and Lafayette College
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certificate of need, knee and hip replacement, health care, cost, quality

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Prepregnancy Obesity and Birth Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9052
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 May 2015
Susan L. Averett and Erin Fletcher
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and University of Colorado at Boulder
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infant health, birth outcomes, BMI, maternal obesity, gestational weight gain

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Minimum Wages and the Health of Hispanic Women

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10916
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Susan L. Averett, Julie K. Smith and Yang Wang
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lafayette College
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minimum wage, Hispanic women, health outcomes, health insurance, preventive care

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Behind Every High Earning Man is a Conscientious Woman: A Study of the Impact of Spousal Personality on Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11756
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Susan L. Averett, Cynthia Bansak and Julie K. Smith
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business
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conscientiousness, Five Factor Model, HILDA, earnings, personality, marriage, assortative mating

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Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differentials in New Jersey Manufacturing

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 4, pp. 734-749, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Susan L. Averett, Howard Bodenhorn and Justas Staisiunas
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business

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In Sickness and in Health: Marital Status and Adult Health

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 19 Jun 2007
Susan L. Averett and Asia
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM)

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Marriage, health

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Welfare Generosity, Pregnancies and Abortions Among Unmarried Afdc Recipients

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 13, Issue 4
Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Laura M. Argys, Susan L. Averett and Daniel I. Rees
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and University of Colorado Denver

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Welfare, abortion, fertility

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Female Labor Supply with a Discontinuous, Nonconvex Budget Constraint: Incorporation of a Part-Time/Full-Time Wage Differential

The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 79, No. 3, August 1997
Posted: 20 Apr 1998
Susan L. Averett and Julie L. Hotchkiss
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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